Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 12 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +36
Permanent jobs citing Azure 688 935 1,092
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 18.99% 12.30% 8.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.67% 43.83% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 652 768 1,080
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,282 2,133 2,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.39% 28.07% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1,665 2,178
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% -3.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 262 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Cambridgeshire +13 209 £48,750 -2.50% 38
Essex +12 101 £53,000 +6.00% 11
Bedfordshire +1 61 £63,750 +27.50% 11
Suffolk +7 36 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Norfolk 0 20 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 272 (39.53%) AWS
2 254 (36.92%) Microsoft
3 221 (32.12%) C#
3 221 (32.12%) SQL
4 220 (31.98%) Windows
5 215 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 210 (30.52%) .NET
7 184 (26.74%) Office 365
8 155 (22.53%) Active Directory
9 150 (21.80%) SQL Server
10 141 (20.49%) DevOps
11 137 (19.91%) JavaScript
12 136 (19.77%) VMware
13 128 (18.60%) Windows Server
14 106 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 99 (14.39%) Scrum
16 95 (13.81%) AngularJS
17 92 (13.37%) Hyper-V
18 89 (12.94%) Python
19 88 (12.79%) Finance
20 87 (12.65%) Firewall
20 87 (12.65%) HTML
20 87 (12.65%) Degree
21 84 (12.21%) Linux
22 81 (11.77%) CSS
23 79 (11.48%) MVC
23 79 (11.48%) Git (software)
23 79 (11.48%) .NET Core
24 78 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
25 75 (10.90%) TDD

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.92%) Confluence
3 23 (3.34%) MS Exchange
4 22 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.60%) IIS
7 9 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.31%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.16%) Luigi
9 6 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.73%) CMS
11 4 (0.58%) Apache
11 4 (0.58%) nginx
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.60%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 272 (39.53%) AWS
2 184 (26.74%) Office 365
3 61 (8.87%) GCP
4 47 (6.83%) SaaS
5 40 (5.81%) PaaS
6 37 (5.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (4.51%) IaaS
8 26 (3.78%) Power Platform
9 25 (3.63%) OneDrive
10 23 (3.34%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (2.33%) OpenShift
13 15 (2.18%) CloudBees
14 14 (2.03%) Serverless
15 10 (1.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 9 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (1.16%) Logic Apps
17 8 (1.16%) Mimecast
18 6 (0.87%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 87 (12.65%) Firewall
2 69 (10.03%) WAN
3 68 (9.88%) DNS
4 61 (8.87%) LAN
5 54 (7.85%) DHCP
6 42 (6.10%) TCP/IP
7 34 (4.94%) VPN
8 30 (4.36%) SAN
9 26 (3.78%) Wireless
10 23 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (2.76%) Internet
12 17 (2.47%) VLAN
13 16 (2.33%) Network Security
14 14 (2.03%) Skype
14 14 (2.03%) VoIP
15 10 (1.45%) RS-232
15 10 (1.45%) RS-485
16 8 (1.16%) Cisco Wireless
17 7 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 23 (3.34%) MySQL
8 22 (3.20%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (3.05%) Power BI
10 20 (2.91%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (2.33%) Big Data
13 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (1.45%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.31%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 79 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.70%) Jenkins
3 41 (5.96%) JIRA
4 29 (4.22%) TeamCity
5 20 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.16%) GitLab
8 8 (1.16%) Travis CI
9 7 (1.02%) Subversion
10 6 (0.87%) Selenium
11 5 (0.73%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.58%) NUnit
12 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.44%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 88 (12.79%) Finance
2 47 (6.83%) Retail
3 18 (2.62%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.33%) Law
5 13 (1.89%) Legal
6 12 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.02%) Local Government
9 4 (0.58%) Advertising
9 4 (0.58%) Banking
9 4 (0.58%) Police
10 3 (0.44%) Back Office
10 3 (0.44%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 224 (32.56%) Developer
2 89 (12.94%) .NET Developer
3 58 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 55 (7.99%) Architect
4 55 (7.99%) C# Developer
5 53 (7.70%) Analyst
6 43 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 38 (5.52%) Software Developer
8 37 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 37 (5.38%) Support Engineer
9 30 (4.36%) IT Support
9 30 (4.36%) Lead Developer
10 29 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (4.07%) Administrator
12 27 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
12 27 (3.92%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
13 24 (3.49%) IT Engineer
13 24 (3.49%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (30.52%) .NET
2 95 (13.81%) AngularJS
3 87 (12.65%) HTML
4 81 (11.77%) CSS
5 79 (11.48%) .NET Core
6 72 (10.47%) ASP.NET
7 61 (8.87%) Web Services
8 54 (7.85%) RESTful
9 52 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (6.10%) Node.js
11 40 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (4.94%) React
12 34 (4.94%) REST
13 30 (4.36%) Vue.js
14 29 (4.22%) .NET Framework
14 29 (4.22%) HTML5
15 28 (4.07%) XML
16 23 (3.34%) JSON
17 19 (2.76%) Sass
18 18 (2.62%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (3.49%) FMCG
6 23 (3.34%) Public Cloud
7 22 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (3.05%) User Experience
9 19 (2.76%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.33%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.03%) Replication
12 11 (1.60%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.45%) EPoS
14 8 (1.16%) Life Science
14 8 (1.16%) LIMS
14 8 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
15 7 (1.02%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.02%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 220 (31.98%) Windows
2 128 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 84 (12.21%) Linux
4 48 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (6.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (4.94%) Windows 10
8 26 (3.78%) Android
9 22 (3.20%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (3.05%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.31%) CentOS
14 8 (1.16%) Debian
14 8 (1.16%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.73%) Unix
16 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (20.49%) DevOps
3 99 (14.39%) Scrum
4 79 (11.48%) MVC
5 78 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (10.90%) TDD
7 67 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 51 (7.41%) Project Management
10 50 (7.27%) Analytics
10 50 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 49 (7.12%) Microservices
11 49 (7.12%) Web Development
12 45 (6.54%) ITIL
13 44 (6.40%) Test Automation
14 39 (5.67%) Migration
14 39 (5.67%) SDLC
15 38 (5.52%) Computer Science
15 38 (5.52%) Software Engineering
16 36 (5.23%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 221 (32.12%) C#
1 221 (32.12%) SQL
2 137 (19.91%) JavaScript
3 89 (12.94%) Python
4 65 (9.45%) Java
5 57 (8.28%) PowerShell
6 41 (5.96%) TypeScript
7 30 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 26 (3.78%) Perl
9 24 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.49%) PHP
10 23 (3.34%) C++
11 16 (2.33%) Java 8
12 11 (1.60%) R
13 8 (1.16%) C
13 8 (1.16%) Scala
14 7 (1.02%) Ruby
14 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.87%) Go
15 6 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (12.65%) Degree
2 33 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.76%) CCNA
6 11 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (1.45%) MCSA
7 10 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (1.31%) CCNP
8 9 (1.31%) CISSP
8 9 (1.31%) ISEB
9 7 (1.02%) MCSE
9 7 (1.02%) PhD
10 6 (0.87%) MCP
10 6 (0.87%) SANS
11 5 (0.73%) CISA
11 5 (0.73%) MBCS
11 5 (0.73%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.58%) CISM
12 4 (0.58%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.23%) SLA
2 17 (2.47%) QA
3 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.16%) GxP
5 7 (1.02%) NIST
6 5 (0.73%) AICPA
6 5 (0.73%) COBIT
7 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.58%) GDPR
7 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 155 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 106 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (13.37%) Hyper-V
4 67 (9.74%) Docker
5 56 (8.14%) vSphere
6 11 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.16%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.02%) Xen
9 6 (0.87%) XenApp
9 6 (0.87%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.44%) iptables
11 3 (0.44%) vCloud
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 48 (6.98%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.92%) Terraform
3 26 (3.78%) Ansible
3 26 (3.78%) SCCM
4 14 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.60%) Puppet
7 8 (1.16%) Kibana
7 8 (1.16%) logstash
8 7 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.87%) WSUS
10 5 (0.73%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.58%) Grafana
11 4 (0.58%) SCOM
12 3 (0.44%) Opsgenie
12 3 (0.44%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.44%) vRealize
13 2 (0.29%) Graylog
13 2 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
14 1 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 254 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 136 (19.77%) VMware
3 74 (10.76%) Cisco
4 47 (6.83%) Google
5 41 (5.96%) HP
6 36 (5.23%) Citrix
7 33 (4.80%) Oracle
8 27 (3.92%) Meraki
9 26 (3.78%) Veeam
10 24 (3.49%) SonicWALL
11 20 (2.91%) IBM
12 13 (1.89%) Juniper
13 12 (1.74%) NetApp
13 12 (1.74%) Xamarin
14 11 (1.60%) CheckPoint
14 11 (1.60%) JD Edwards
15 9 (1.31%) Sitecore
15 9 (1.31%) Sophos
15 9 (1.31%) Tableau
16 8 (1.16%) SAP